As the CEO of Kaulkin Ginsberg, Mike spearheads all of the firm’s advisory business practices. He leads a premier advisory team that helps industry owners and executives succeed in their growth, exit, and M&A strategies. Clients served include many middle market businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies such as GE Capital and Deluxe Corporation. Mike has been a keynote speaker at industry meetings and conventions, speaking on issues such as “How M&A is Reshaping Accounts Receivable Management” and “The Future of the ARM Industry.” He is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), ACA International, and sits on insideARM.com’s Editorial Advisory Board. Mike is frequently interviewed as an industry expert by the trade, financial, and consumer media, including M&A The Dealmaker’s Journal, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, The Washington Post, BusinessWeek, and The Wall Street Journal. Mike was the recipient of the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys’ 2009 Don Kramer Award, which recognizes leaders who have made a positive impact on the ARM industry. He was a finalist for M&A Advisor’s “Dealmaker of the Year” in 2007, and was named a finalist for “Investment Banker Dealmaker of the Year” by the ACG National Capital chapter in 2006. Mike writes a recurring blog about the industry and maintains a social media page on insideARM.com. He is an avid New York Yankees and New York Jets fan.
In spite of intense concern among many credit and collection professionals about regulation impacting lending and recovery efforts, two underlying economic indicators point toward bluer skies and sunnier days ahead.
You have undoubtedly sat through a great presentation, and you have suffered through a terrible presentation or two. What separates a great public speaker from the herd of average or poor presenters?
As we all get ready for a fall travel season full of conferences and business meetings, the issue of compliance will undoubtedly be at the top of everyone’s list of discussion topics.
Last week, ARM industry veteran and my longtime friend Jim Richards returned from a 21 day motorcycle ride nearly 6,000 across the U.S. to help raise money and awareness for war veterans who suffered injury while defending our country.
If you’re like the majority of business owners who find your mind wandering about a sale but stop yourself from going any further because you’re concerned about word getting out prematurely then read on…this blog is written for you.
The decreasing unemployment rate continues to be an important barometer for recovery managers and Accounts receivable management (ARM) professionals alike. We also look closely at market level indicators, the landcape for mergers and acquisitions, and with the help of our good friend Rozanne Andersen, describe the impact of regulation on the industry. Forewarned is forearmed.
As business owners we have plenty of excuses why we won’t allow ourselves to take a vacation for any extended length of time. It’s too common for owners to get absorbed by their business ventures and not get away. I challenge you to incorporate vacations into your business plans. The payoff will be tremendous for you and the other stakeholders in your business. Here’s how.
News articles surfaced recently regarding the regulatory climate for large banks’ sale of defaulted credit card debt. Upcoming regulatory changes will have a profound impact on this asset class for years to come.
In his recent book, Harvesting Intangible Assets, Andrew Sherman addresses strategies to jumpstart our tepid economy by driving new revenue streams and market opportunities from our intellectual properties.
It has been a very active period for impactful developments in the ARM industry. Let’s take a look at some of the news that will have a long-term effect on the debt collection industry.